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Plymouth in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Massasoit

 
 
Massasoit Statue with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, circa July 1988
1. Massasoit Statue with Marker
Designed by Cyrus E. Dallin. It appears, based on the version in Salt Lake City, below, that the statue originally carried a pipe, which is now missing.
Inscription.
Great Sachem
of
the Wampanoags
Protector and
Preserver of the
Pilgrims
1621

Erected by the
Improved Order of Red Men
A grateful tribute
1921

 
Erected 1921 by Improved Order of Red Men.
 
Location. 41° 57.484′ N, 70° 39.75′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Water Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is between Carver and Water Streets, in Cole's Hill. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth MA 02360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pilgrim Memorial State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Plymouth Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Cole’s Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plymouth Waterfront (about 600 feet away); William Bradford (about 600 feet away); Leyden Street (about 700 feet away); 1630-1930 (about 700 feet away); The Town House of Plymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .  Sachim Massasoit on the State Capital grounds in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Submitted on March 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
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Massasoit Statue in Salt Lake City, Utah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, circa May 1997
2. Massasoit Statue in Salt Lake City, Utah
In 1922 Dallin presented the original plaster figure to the State of Utah. A bronze copy ws placed in the gardens in front of the building, perhaps to honor Cyrus Dallin and to make a connection between Utah and the early history of the nation.
Massasoit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
3. Massasoit Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,499 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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